Are you a startup active in protein innovation and looking for open innovation opportunities?
Protéines France is pleased to invite you to participate its 2019 Protéines 3D Startup Techmeeting where 20 promising startups active in plant-based and alternatives proteins will meet, demo and connect with its leading industrial partners.
Protéines 3D is the annual conference gathering every member of the Protéines France Consortium. It will happen on January 14th, the last day of the Food Ingredient Europe Conference, at Tereos’ offices, next to the event and to Charles de Gaulle airport.
This techmeeting will gather together 100 innovative proteins experts from leading corporations over one day, with the ambition to facilitate connections and unveil potential partnership opportunities.
GET A CHANCE TO MEET WITH 100+ INNOVATIVE PROTEINS EXPERTS AND WIN 1-YEAR ACCESION AT PROTEINES FRANCE
This year, Protéines 3D will focus on start-up and innovative companies with several opportunities to pitch and meet with industry leaders.
Apply today and don’t miss out the opportunity to pitch your project and connect with Protéines France’s members which are all world leading actors of the innovative proteins sector. During Protéines 3D, you will also have the chance to discover Protéines France activities.
The favorite startup of the jury will win the “Coup de Coeur” prize and benefit of 1-year accession at Protéines France which mean 1-year access of the Protéines France’s network and the opportunity to be part of our working groups (Innovation, Novel Food, Label, Public Affairs, Startup).
The call is open to start-up companies specialized in plant-based proteins (pulses, cereals, oleaginous, nuts, tubers …) and alternative proteins (insect, algae, micro-organisms…), in the following categories :
• Innovative Food Ingredient
• Processes and technologies
• Regulation and labelling
• Formulation and B2C products
• Feedstock production
• Innovative market approach
• Communication and consumers
WHY TO APPLY
• Get a chance to pitch your project in front of 100 industry leaders
• Exhibit in the Protéines 3D Start-up Village
• Join the Protéines 3D journey for #connection #open innovation
• Apply for the “Coup de Coeur” of the jury and get a chance to benefit from Protéines France’s services and network for 1 year
ABOUT PROTEINES 3D
Protéines 3D is the annual conference of Protéines France. It is a unique opportunity to:
• discover Protéines France
• exchange with Protéines France’s members in an informal setting to forge new partnerships
• shape the future priorities of the association
• discover and exchange with other start-ups
The event will be articulated around 3 highlights: a morning session including presentations from Protéines France and the French Agricultural Ministry; a networking lunch; a dynamic afternoon with mini-runs, start-up pitches and village and networking.
Who? 100 experts from Protéines France members and 20 lucky start-ups selected to demo, with 10 of them being offered a 5 min pitch slot in front of all participants.
When? 14th of January 2020, from 10AM to 5.30PM. The startup Village will happen from 1PM to 5.30PM, pitches from 3 pm to 4pm, followed by a networking cocktail with Protéines France partners
Where? Tereos’ offices, next to Charles de Gaulle airport (shuttle bus will be organized)
HOW TO APPLY
You can apply between September 15th and November 20th 2019
-> by completing the online application form HERE
A short description of your product or service is required highlighting the novelty element of your product or service. Make sure you also include as much supporting information with your application as possible to help us understanding what your expectations are if participating the Protéines 3D Techmeeting and meeting with Protéines France’s members.
Cost: Free to apply – No participation fee – No support for transport cost.
By end of November 2019, an expert jury made up of a mix of Protéines France experts will select the 20 candidates invited to Protéines 3D. We will get back to you early November to let you know if your application was successful.
ABOUT PROTEINES FRANCE
Founded in 2016, Protéines France is the French consortium of enterprises whose ambition is to federate and catalyse the development of innovative proteins. Protéines France aims to speed up the development of the plant-based and alternative protein (insects, algae, microorganisms…) sector in order to seize the opportunities for growth and job creation offered by the global increase in the demand for proteins and thus to make France a world protein leader. We bring together the major French innovative proteins players: enterprises, cooperatives, distribution, innovation and research centers. Our members represent the entire value chain: from feedstock production (cereal crops, oilseed crops, pulses, insects, algae, yeasts …) to their transformation into ingredients and finished goods as well as distribution.
More details on: www.proteinesfrance.fr/en